This is a common issue nowadays where a lot of people have been moving to Office 365 and the cloud in general, moving massively and aggressively with the pass and advance of the pandemic covid-19 worldwide, many printers, scanners, and other output devices have been working for days until they needed to be updated into the cloud.

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I think this series to help you go thru every single configuration you need to keep in mind to make the SMTP Authentication work for your particular case; no matter how much experience you have with office 365 or powershell, I will guide…


Disabling Versioning in Onedrive for Business when you do not see the option available.

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How many times have you seen the versioning enabled on your Onedrive and thought I had one file with 250 megabytes of space with 30 versions, that would drain 7.5 Gb from your 1024 Gb on Onedrive. So if you’re not really using the versions “as backup” you can disable this option with the procedure I’d discuss here.

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How to enable the Recording button during calls on MS Teams.

“Start recording” button grayed out for calls

This is one brand new but basically, I received a request related to this information, why was even the button grayed out?.

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Because sometimes you need to run code in order to get the things done (SPO Module)

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Whatever is the reason for you to connect to the latest Sharepoint Module please follow the following lines

  • If it’s the 1st time using the Module on the computer you’re at, run these cmdlets from an administrator console

Note: If you don’t know, how to open a Powershell console as an administrator you can see it graphically here on youtube on a quick 10-second video.

Note: I use Tip#2 in this article.

Set-ExecutionPolicy RemoteSigned
Install-Module -Name Microsoft.Online.SharePoint.PowerShell -AllowClobber -Force

Once you’re certain that you have the latest version, it’s no longer required to have an elevated powershell console, but you…


Have you ever needed to know what users are blocked from logging in to Office 365 right now?. In this article, we will discuss how to get a report of the users that has login blocked.

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I’ve had the idea that it wouldn’t be great to have an article that goes changing or adding information the way it goes so you can have only 1 link and refreshes with useful information every time (so it’s My notes of tips). Still, I’d like to translate the idea into Medium. So here it is.

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This feature was released earlier this month, so you can use your outlook application to send and receive emails using your alias on the To field of your email by doing a simple change, tenant-wide using Powershell.

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Have you ever tried to run a PS script on the Window’s task scheduler?, well this is common thinking, and it is a lot of doubts and difficulty unfounded behind this task, here I would try to clarify them with this post?

Task Scheduler view On Windows

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If you are like me, that has been setting up careful every single signature on your Outlook Desktop App, and you are willing to have a centralized manner to have them all on a folder on your Onedrive/Dropbox/Box or any other cloud service, this article is for you.

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The goal of the following steps is to create a “Catch-All” account that, no matter how many domains you have on your O365 Tenant, receives all emails with the primary goal of not losing any emails.

CatchAll — Sunset

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